Cat’s teeth – a bitesized guide

Cat’s teeth are vital to the health, happiness and vitality of all cat’s lives. This is never more obvious than watching David Attenborough’s amazing natural history epics on the TV and those majestic lions, tigers, leopards, cheetahs and panthers who could simply not live without…
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cat sleeping

Keeping Your Cat Warm This Winter 💨❄️🌨️

As we move into the coldest months of the year and abide by the message to ‘wrap up warm’, spare a thought for your cat(s) who don’t have the luxury of just slipping on an extra layer 🧥. Cats are pretty good at hiding their…
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Tom and Jerry

Hannah Barbera got it wrong !

What is it about cats and mice? 🐱 🐭 From a very early age, children mis-understand the fundamental relationship between a cat and a mouse. Personally, I blame William Hanna and Joseph Barbera the creators of Tom & Jerry; staple cartoon fun of inquisitive toddlers…
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Catipilla products

Our Story – a time to reflect and look ahead

As 2019 draws to a close we thought it would be useful to reflect on how the Catipilla story has evolved over the past 24 months and to reveal some of our exciting new plans for 2020. From our beginnings in 2016, solving a mobility…
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black cat stare

Black ‘Cat’ Friday – Are You Superstitious?

Black ‘Cat’ Friday got us thinking about superstitions and there are many superstitions from around the world when it comes to cats. Here are a few that raised some eyebrows in the Catipilla office (particularly as we own a black cat!). England – a black…
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Cornish Rex

A Beginner’s Guide to the Cornish Rex

  In this series of blog posts, we have been exploring the unique properties of the UK’s best-loved pedigree cats. Next up is the adorable Cornish Rex. – Overview The Cornish Rex is a relatively new breed on the scene and was first bred (surprise,…
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Hiking with a cat

Guest Post – Give Your Cat The World By Catexploring

  This guest post is brought to you by Hasara Lay. Hasara is the Founder & Chief Explorer at Catexplorer, a community & movement for people who explore the world with their cats. Catexplorer is full of pet owners who aim to bring some freedom…
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Cat in the window

5 Ways To Keep Your Cat Stimulated Indoors

  This month, we have decided to put together a fun infographic which outlines 5 different ways in which a house-cat can be kept entertained! This list is a great place to start but there are a huge number of ways in which a cat’s…
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cat playing with a coloured ball

How Much Exercise Does My Cat Need?

  A common worry that many cat owners have is whether their cat/s are getting enough exercise. It’s well known that cat’s have developed an exceptionally high metabolic rate during evolution but all cats still need some form of daily activity for a number of…
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Recycle

Quality over Quantity – Paws for Thought

  Considering the future of our planet has become an ever-increasing part of today’s society. Climate change, single-use plastic, sustainable energy, veganism and many other terms have encroached into the vocabulary of human beings. Words and ideals are being translated into action as more and…
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Spotted Bengal

A Beginner’s Guide to the Bengal

  Exploring one of the most exotic and elegant breeds, this blog post will examine the stunning Bengal cat.  – The Bengal Coat  The Bengal has two different types of coat, both of which are unique to this breed and are the most defining trait…
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Cats cartoon

Crazy About Cats? It’s Nothing New!

  In a world of celebrity culture, Facebook, SnapChat and Instagram, it’s easy today to spot famous people who are crazy about cats. You’re probably already aware that the following 21st Century celebrities are mad about cats and, in some cases, their feline counterparts enjoy…
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